On the 26th of October, transgender activists and allies showed up at Zorbas Cafe, a supposedly GLBTQ friendly restaurant just north of Dupont Circle in DC. They were there to educate diners about the ongoing murder of transgender people and especially transgender people of color in the US. The case of Crystal Lee was cited as an example. The response by Zorba's staff was to summon the police.
After a somewhat frenzied police convergence in the streets on the restaurant, police took no action against the protesters, who went on to repeat this educational protest in two more restaurants before wrapping up for the night.
All of this comes as Donald Trump seeks to erase transgender people from
even existing with his "birth certificate gender" policies. Looks like
Donald Trump is more than one kind of birther. Transgender folks are
vowing they #WontBeErased .